[kwlug-disc] [OT] Google sniffing wifi, collecting emails and passwords.

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Thu Jun 24 22:51:05 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> BUT - most of that activity is probably illegal, and likely the data goes
> upstream in aggregate. Illegal, if only, in the sense of against
> regulations, or the regulatory bodies that govern them.

You mean like me getting junk mail because the telecom sold my info
to telemarketing, scammers, and other shadowy parties, for MONEY?

> Here, there is no regulation, nor assurance of privacy. And there is no
> faith in Google's morals. Not saying there's much faith in our regulators,
> but that's a different story.

I don't think you imply there is faith in the telecoms though. Either now, or
in the past. So same story.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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